The Last Waltz Tribute out of Columbus, OH, sets out to recreate the spirit of The Last Waltz.
The concert features a group of core musicians as well as many guests throughout the set.
The original Last Waltz Concert was on Thanksgiving day in 1976, and was made into a music documentary directed by Martin Scorsese. The concert was meant as a farewell to the group The Band and included performances by their friends and musical inspirations; Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young and many more.
James Wooster, with a core band consisting of Wib Schneider, Ryan Paradise, David Freeman, Michael Brokamp, and Benny Coleman have recruited an arsenal of incredible musicians to recreate the spirit & the music of The Last Waltz.
A core band & horn section will be joined by many well known Ohio Valley musicians, including Adrian Niles, Ezra John Hamilton, Izzy Stetar, Kelly Robison, Bob White, and others. It’s a celebration of the music of The Band, as well as the local music scene in West Virginia.
There will also be another extremely special surprise guest making an appearance during this set!